air-base

air base

noun
1.
an operations center for units of an air force.
2.
Aerial Photogrammetry.
a.
a line joining two camera stations.
b.
the length of this line.
3.
the distance between the points on the ground over which an aerial photograph is taken.

Origin:
1915–20

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air base
 
n
Also called: air station a centre from which military aircraft operate

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